Saint Pacian of Barcelona

Saint Pacian of BarcelonaAlso known as

  • PaciĆ 
  • Pacianus

Memorial

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Married and a father; his son Dexter was high chamberlain to Emperor Theodosius. Bishop of Barcelona, Spain. Wrote on ecclesiastical discipline. Saint Jerome wrote about him, praising his eloquence, learning, chastity, and holiness of life. Pacian wrote, “My name is Christian, my surname is Catholic.”

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Pacian of Barcelona“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 February 2014. Web. 27 November 2014. <>